Many people are involved with churches because of what it means to them. God’s got their backs, even when tragedy strikes. God is good and they’re forgiven.
The family home should be a place of joy and nurturing for everyone in the family. Everyone in the home should feel that it is a place of safety. It is also a place where children become adults, and adults become mature.
Sometimes if I’m smart, frustration will lead to resolution. But I had to do two things in the right order. Both based on scripture.
wayocross – I ask that we consider that the “Law is King” because the Law Maker is God Himself. Our country can only survive if we remember our roots and the very basis of our Common Law. In Common Sense (January 1776) Thomas Paine reminded the American colonists that in a free republic “ the law is king”.
The summary of this report makes me wonder why we could have not had better relations with the Indians. The total trust in Christian doctrine is very encouraging. But too often people are want to talk about themselves, appreciate only the lifestyle they know, and fail to listen more heartedly.
There is nothing more important in the life of a Christian or in the life of a church . But unfortunately a lot of time spent in prayer is not properly focused.
The two most intimate settings in a person’s life is their family and their place of work. In the case of the home the husband is the accountable person to God for ther family.
We cannot understand our present troubles until we trust in God and give our concerns up to God. Then we need to trust in God’s timetable and be ready to accept what He sends our way. If a person has made bad choices or been the victim of crime, there may indeed be consequences that may change their current circumstances permanently. Still we need to trust. Don’t abandon the ship before God gives a solution.
Charity can be equated to agape’ love. This kind of love is aid and comfort given to someone without qualification. Churches often fall short of this because as individuals they expect to receive appreciation. But that would be qualifying the nature of the recipient.
The “Law of Sin and Death” relies on us to maintain our own individual morality. So we depend on the flesh controlling the flesh. From the outside that may look successful. But it falls short of perfection, which is the standard under the law.